Sire: Press Statement
Dam: Mary of Modena
Foaled: Sep 11, 2017
Silks: Gold, Black V And Cap
Owners: Jon Bronner, Patrick Farrugia, Wayne Grob, Jason Hammerstein, Martina Hammerstein, Christian Jocumsen, Michelle Minervini, Mark Minervini, Sue Sharland, Jim Smith, Diane Squires
MEDIA MAN (AUS)
|Brown Gelding||Foaled in 2017|
PRESS STATEMENT (AUS) (Bay 2012-Stud 2016). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1600m, A$1,832,275, MRC Caulfield Guineas, Gr.1. Half-brother to SW Pressday (BRC TJ Smith Classic, Gr.1). Sire of Giovanna Run, Incredulous Dream, Spokesman, Equation, Hold the Press, El Santo, Time Scale, He's the News, Argus, Kitty Cat Chat, Major Murphy, O'Tartan Lass, Tawfiq Lass, Victorella and of the placegetters Full Press, Hypnosis, Media Man, Mori's Press, etc. His oldest progeny are 3YOs.
MARY OF MODENA, by Encosta de Lago. Placed at 3 in Aust. Half-sister to
CHAILLOT (f. by Testa Rossa). 3 wins-2 at 2-at 1200m, 1400m, A$194,950, to 2020-21, VRC Anzac Day S., L, Rokon P., 3d MRC Ladies Day Vase, Gr.3, 4th VRC Empire Rose S., Gr.1.
Bay of Modena (f. by Mossman). 2 wins at 1000m in Aust.
Titanium Jack (g. by Testa Rossa). Winner at 1200m in NZ.
Tanned (g. by Big Brown). Winner at 1750m in Aust.
Media Man (g. by Press Statement). See below.
CROWNING TRIBUTE, by Diesis. Unraced. Three-quarter-sister to CHINESE JUSTICE (dam of STRIKE HARD, DR MORE, PRESUMED INNOCENT), Sharpatan (dam of ISOLDA), three-quarter-blood-sister to Guilty Secret,
The Big Crowning. Winner at 1300m in Aust.
Diamond Tiara. Winner at 1400m in Aust.
Notable Mention. Winner at 2 in Aust. Dam of-
Wilburglen. 2 wins at 1400m to 2020-21 in Aust.
Lady of the Garter. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-
LIM'S RACER (Red Giant). Champion 2YO in Singapore in 2016. 4 wins to 1200m, S$322,852, Singapore TC Aushorse Golden Horseshoe, L, Air Canada Cup, Class 4 H., 2d Singapore TC Class 3 H., 3d Singapore TC RDA Cup, Class 3 H.
IKEBANA, by Sadler's Wells. Winner at 1¼m, Sandown Crest Hotels S. Sister to Youm Jadeed (dam of YOUHADYOURWARNING), three-quarter-sister to NORTHEASTERN, XTRA, half-sister to Guilty Secret, Tobolsk,
City Honours (Darshaan). Winner at 2, £395,764, Doncaster Amco Corporation 2YO S., 2d The Derby, Gr.1, Irish Derby, Gr.1, York Dante S., Gr.2, 3d Ascot Royal Lodge S., Gr.2, 4th Newbury Washington Singer S., L. Sire.
Ragazza Carina. Unplaced. Dam of-
Arroz Branco (Elusive Quality). 3 wins-1 at 2-from 1500m to 2400m in Brazil, 2d Cidade Jardim G.P. Sao Paulo, Gr.1, 4th Cidade Jardim Classico Presidente Firmiano Pinto, L.
Tambara. Unraced. Dam of-
UPSTAGED (In the Wings). 3 wins at 1200m, 1600m, NZ$24,500, A$149,400, SAJC Thomas Elder S., L, MRC Anthony Corrie H., 2d Avondale Gold Cup, Gr.1, BTC Doomben Roses S., Gr.3, Ballarat Cup, L, 3d Ipswich Cup, L, SAJC Sajc.com.au H. Dam of-
Pemberley (Darci Brahma). 7 wins from 1400m to 2050m, A$272,265, VRC Japan Racing Association H., Summer Series H., 2d Ballarat TC City of Ballarat H., 3d MRC Herbert Power S., Gr.2, Brisbane Cup, Gr.2, MRC Polytrack H., Stony Creek Cup.
Outshine (Darci Brahma). 4 wins from 1400m to 2000m, NZ$13,375, A$76,675, 2d CJC Canterbury Belle S., L, Cranbourne TC Pinker Pinker P., 3d MRC Smart Track Australia H. Producer.
El Pauji (Flying Spur). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 1600m, A$359,387, SAJC Magic Millions Adelaide 3YO Trophy, VRC TAB Power Pays H., Chubb P., MRC But Beautiful H., 2d SAJC CS Hayes Memorial Cup, L, MVRC Leilani Classic, MRC WJ (Bill) Adams H., 3d VRC Rose of Kingston S., Gr.2, MRC Summoned S., L, Anniversary Vase, L, VRC Beachside H., Maidstone H., MRC Shoobra 2YO H. Producer.
MISS TOSHIBA, by Sir Ivor. 7 wins-1 at 2-from 7f to 1½m, US$133,500, Hollywood Park Vanity H., Gr.1, Curragh Pretty Polly S., Gr.2, Hollywood Park Wilshire H., Gr.3, 2d Hollywood Park Beverly Hills H., Gr.2. Three-quarter-sister to Ivory Dance,
NORTHEASTERN (Northern Dancer). 5 wins from 7f to 9f in Ireland and U.S.A, Turf Paradise Chris Evert H., L, Twilight Tear H., L, Hollywood Park Allowance. Dam of-
Milezka (Geiger Counter). 6 wins-3 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m in Puerto Rico, 3d El Comandante Clasico Eduardo Cautino Insua, L. Dam of-
Perisher Valley. Unraced. Dam of-
TORAH (Spinning World). Winner at 1600m, A$114,400, MVRC Alexandra S., L, 2d VRC Gibson Carmichael S., L. Producer.
Guilty Secret (Kris). Winner at 1½m, 2d Doncaster Park Hill S., Gr.3, 3d Yorkshire Oaks, Gr.1, Ayr Doonside Cup, L. Producer.
Youm Jadeed (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins-1 at 2-at 1800m, 2400m, Longchamp Prix de Sablonville, Saint-Cloud Prix Tornado, 2d Longchamp Prix des Tourelles, L. Dam of-
YOUHADYOURWARNING (Warning). 7 wins from 1400m to 2400m, £4,307, 27,000fr., A$251,030 in GB and Aust, AJC Wiggle H., L, 2d STC Kingston Town S., Gr.3. Producer.
Tobolsk (Storm Bird). Winner at 9f, 2d Phoenix Park Hermitage Farm S., L.
Taiwanese. 3 wins in U.S.A. Dam of-
CHINESE JUSTICE (Diesis). Winner at 2, Phoenix Park Cherry Blossom S., L, 4th Curragh Futurity S., Gr.3. Dam of-
STRIKE HARD (Green Desert). 3 wins-1 at 2-at 6f, Curragh Greenlands S., Gr.3, PG Duffy & Sons 2YO S., Leopardstown Doyle Westbury H., 2d Leopardstown Ballyogan S., Gr.3. Producer.
DR MORE (Danehill). 7 wins-1 at 2-from 1200m to 2000m, HK$13,545,415, HKJC Centenary Vase, L, 2d HKJC Stewards' Cup, L.
PRESUMED INNOCENT (Danehill). Winner at 2, SAJC Dequetteville S., L, 3d SAJC Breeders' S., Gr.2. Producer.
Sharpatan (Diesis). 2 wins in U.S.A, 2d Agua Caliente Tijuana H., L. Dam of-
ISOLDA (Sir Tristram). Joint second top filly on The 1994-95 Australasian 2YO Classification. 2 wins at 2, A$411,840, AJC Champagne S., Gr.1, Te Poi 2YO H., 2d AJC Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, QTC Castlemaine S.H., Gr.1, Sires' Produce S., Gr.1, AJC Governor Macquarie 2YO H., 3d AJC Australian Oaks, Gr.1, STC Reisling Slipper Trial S., Gr.2, Heritage S., L, 4th AJC Flight S., Gr.1. Dam of-
BID SPOTTER (Redoute's Choice). 9 wins from 1500m to 2400m, A$599,345, TRC Hobart Cup, Gr.3, ATC Manion Cup, L, City Tattersalls Club Cup, L, 2d STC Frank Underwood Cup, L.
Danoiserie. 4 wins-1 at 2-from 1100m to 1800m, A$120,065, QTC Royal Children's Hospital Foundation H., 2d AJC Bacardi Breezer H. Dam of-
JOLIE BLONDE (Testa Rossa). 4 wins at 1200m, 1250m, A$154,238, MRC (Mornington) Hareeba S., L, Counting House Restaurant H.
Vahine. Unraced. Dam of-
MAHUTA (Flying Spur). 6 wins from 1400m to 1600m, A$1,752,960, MRC Sandown Guineas, Gr.2, Autumn S., Gr.2, VRC Carbine Club S., Gr.3, GCTC Magic Millions Guineas, RL, MRC Gothic S., L, 3d MRC Memsie S., Gr.1, Bletchingly S., Gr.3.
ANLON (Stratum). 7 wins to 1500m, A$285,280, VRC Chester Manifold S., L, George Watson H.
Smiling Star. Unraced. Dam of-
Backstage Star. Placed at 3 in Aust. Dam of-
LISTEN SON (Big Jesse). 10 wins from 1200m to 1600m, A$607,900, BRC Keith Noud H., L, 2d BRC Gunsynd Classic, Gr.3.
Oriental Mystique. 2 wins at 7f, 1m, 2d Ascot Insulpak S. Dam of-
XTRA (Sadler's Wells). 2 wins at 1½m, Newmarket Fred Archer S., L, Haydock July Trophy, L.
Original. Unraced. Dam of-
Aunt Julia (In the Wings). Winner at 1¼m, 2d Haydock Pinnacle S., L, 3d Newbury Fillies' Trial S., L. Dam of-
London Plane. Placed at 3 in Ireland. Dam of-
WAIKUKU (Harbour Watch). 7 wins from 1400m to 1800m, €8,288, HK$26,815,950, to 2019-20, HKJC Stewards' Cup, Gr.1, Jockey Club Mile, Gr.2, Leopardstown Paul Young S., HKJC Po Yan H., Citi Wealth Management Services H., Lion City H., Sunset Peak H., 2d HKJC Longines Hong Kong Mile, Gr.1, Oriental Watch Sha Tin Trophy H., Gr.2, BMW Hong Kong Derby, L, 3d HKJC Champions Mile, Gr.1, Celebration Cup, Gr.3.
Bacinella. Unraced. Dam of-
GRAND ARCH (Arch). 7 wins from 1m to 9f, US$1,894,563, Keeneland Turf Mile S., Gr.1, Saratoga Fourstardave H., Gr.2, Woodbine King Edward S., Gr.2, 2d Keeneland Turf Mile S., Gr.1, Saratoga Fourstardave H., Gr.2, Woodbine Labeeb S., L, 3d Breeders' Cup Mile, Gr.1, Saratoga Fourstardave H., Gr.1, Woodbine Nijinsky S., Gr.2, Sky Classic S., Gr.2, Pimlico Dixie S., Gr.2, Churchill Downs River City H., Gr.3.
FONG'S THONG - ADAAM (Sau.) (Dr Fong). 6 wins-1 at 2-from 1400m to 1600m in GB, U.S.A. and Saudi Arabia, Goodwood Thoroughbred S., L, Newbury Tattersalls S. Sire.
Horseshoe Reef. Winner at 1¼m in GB. Dam of-
Slipper. Winner at 11½f in GB. Dam of-
CARTIER OPERA (Zilzal). 5 wins-3 at 2-from 1450m to 3900m in GB and France, Saint-Cloud Prix Maurice Caillault, L, Longchamp Prix du Liban Francophone.
Race Record: 6 Starts 0-0-1 A$8,940.
Placed at 2 in 2019-20 in Aust.